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    • Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 109

    Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them just fine. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather forecasts, and tins of pineapple chunks---not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.'s small fox-terrier Montmorency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious, Fun

    • By andrew on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Three Men in a Boat [Classic Tales Edition]

    • To Say Nothing of the Dog
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Even when the sailing is smooth, the stories never stop in Jerome K. Jerome's comic novel. Plaster fishes, dead water rats, near-death escapes, and many, many jocose anecdotes create a colorful narrative of holiday life on the river. For once three hypochondriacs self-diagnose themselves as "clearly overworked", the rest practically writes itself!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic, Funny Tale

    • By maethorwen on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $7.69

    • Three Men In A Boat

    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a ‘T’. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks – not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.’s small fox-terrier Montmorency.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe I missed something.

    • By Paranatural on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 261

    Here is one of the greatest English comic novels read by incontrovertible king of English comic audiobook readers, Martin Jarvis. Three men, worried about their health and in search of different experiences, set off 'up the river' in a boat. Jerome's delightful novel, dating from 1900, paints a vivid picture of innocent fun.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dry and Hilarious

    • By James on 01-09-08

    Regular price: $18.95

    • Three Men on the Bummel

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    George, Harris, and J. decide to take a cycling trip through the Black Forest - to be accomplished on a tandem plus one. Whether it is Harris's harrowing experience with a Hanoverian road-waterer or George's valiant attempt to buy a cushion for his aunt, their experiences are hilarious - - and they may even offer some important lessons to all who may be contemplating a cycling trip in the U.S.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Fine Trip

    • By Jerri C on 05-16-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Short Stories

    • The Nostalgia Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott, Saki
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Edward Hardwicke, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    CSA Word continues its ever-popular series of classic short stories, featuring writers such as Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott and Saki, read by such respected and revered readers as Derek Jacobi, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • cracking stories, but no table of contents!

    • By Frances on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Three Men on the Bummel

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    When three late-Victorian gentlemen escape from their claustrophobic suburban life to go on a cycling tour in the Black Forest of Germany, their trip turns into a comic expedition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three Men on the Bummel

    • By Simeon on 04-16-06

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Short Stories

    • The Timeless Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Saki, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Maimie McCoy, Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    This collection contains: "Idle Thoughts on Babies"; "The Schartz-Meterklume Method"; "A Photographer's Day Out"; and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What an odd use of excellent materials

    • By GeekyGal on 12-03-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Fry and Laurie Read Daudet and Jerome

    • Letters from My Windmill & Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
    • By: A. Daudet, J.K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Daudet's atmospheric Letters from a Windmill, combined with Jerome K. Jerome's wonderfully idle ramblings. He was indeed the original founder of The Idler and famous for his classic novel Three Men and a Boat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet, idyllic and charming

    • By RG on 10-04-07

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection

    • By: Wilkie Collins, Edgar Wallace, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Martin Jarvis, Jonathan Firth, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    This carefully compiled collection is the perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special birthday and a rich listening experience for both women and men all year round. This truly eclectic collection of unabridged short stories from the audiobook specialist CSA Word encompasses stories by and about intriguing, inspirational, charismatic and even unusual and extraordinary men.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed

    • By Linda on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Over 100 years since it was first published Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow addresses subjects which are still relevant today – perhaps more so! Being hard up, being in the blues and being in love are just some aspects of the human condition on which Jerome K. Jerome reflects in his unique whimsical fashion. These insights are not given for the benefit of our education however, for as he says in his introduction, “This book would not elevate a cow.'

    Regular price: $14.68

    • Essays

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Jerome K. Jerome is of course known for the hilarious adventures of “Three Men in a Boat”. He also wrote many short stories and essays that have all the wit, whimsy, and wisdom of his more famous work. The essays in this volume were published together with “The Diary of a Pilgrimage” in 1891. They are: “Evergreens”, “Clocks”, “Tea-Kettles”, “A Pathetic Story”, “The New Utopia”, and “Dreams”. 

    Regular price: $8.40

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • To Say Nothing of the Dog
    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Nickolas Grace
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Three Men in a Boat was intended to be a serious travel guide. It failed dismally in this respect but succeeded in becoming an hilarious account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The three men were based on the author and two of his friends. The holiday was a typical boating holiday of its time, carried out on what was known as a Thames camping skiff. The dog, Montmorency, however, was entirely fictional, but, as Jerome remarked, 'had much of me in it'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious

    • By S. Wood on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    In this comedic masterpiece, three young men, increasingly given to thoughts of hypochondria, decide to embark on a journey along the river Thames. Confident that the fresh air and daily exercise will grant them immunity from a myriad of illnesses and diseases, they pack up their frying pans, toothbrushes, food and canine companion, Montmorency, and set off on an unexpected adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless humor

    • By Jerri C on 12-04-11

    Regular price: $13.93

    • Scary Halloween Stories

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Nelson Olmsted, Laurence Olivier, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Nine spine-chilling stories from Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Jerome K. Jerome, read by Laurence Olivier, Nelson Olmsted, and Basil Rathbone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Campy old readings

    • By staples on 11-07-14

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Told after Supper

    • By: Mr Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Mr Hubert Gregg
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Jerome K Jerome began writing in 1888 with "On the Stage and Off', followed the next year by his familiar classic "Three Men in a Boat". In this delightful collection of stories, narrated by Hubert Gregg, the author reveals all too well why these stories should only be "told after supper". Listener beware!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very amusing book!

    • By Puppy Cat on 03-17-17

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    After his final trip up the river Thames with his three companions - - Harris, George, and Montmorency the dog - - Jerome K. Jerome sat down to write his proposed book, The Story of the Thames. But before he could tackle the work in the serious manner intended, his humor took over and gave birth to a masterpiece of unquenchable comedy. This is a classic of English humor, justifiably loved around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An absolute gem of a book!

    • By Fara on 04-07-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Three Men in a Boat (Adaptation)

    • Oxford Bookworms Library
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Jennifer Bassett (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Charles Collingwood
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    I like work. I find it interesting . . . I can sit and look at it for hours. ’With ideas like this, perhaps it is not a good idea to spend a holiday taking a boat trip up the River Thames. But this is what the three friends - and Montmorency the dog - decide to do. It is the sort of holiday that is fun to remember afterwards, but not so much fun to wake up to early on a cold, wet morning. This famous book has made people laugh all over the world for a hundred years . . . and they are still laughing.

    Regular price: $5.04

    • On the Stage... And Off

    • The Brief Career of a Would-Be Actor
    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Philip Bird
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    This audiobook is a faithful reproduction of one of Jerome K Jerome's first successes, a humorous autobiographical look at his early career in the theatre, published in 1885. The modest success of this book opened the door to further plays and essays, leading on to 'Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow' in the following year.

    Regular price: $9.34

    • Tres hombres en una barca [Three Men in a Boat]

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Pablo Lopez
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Una noche de tres amigos fuman en el apartamento de uno de ellos en Londres discutiendo sobre sus supuestas enfermedades: está claro que todos son unos hipocondriacos. Uno de ellos dice que después haber estado investigando durante varios días enfermedades en el museo británico ha llegado la conclusión de que sufre todas las enfermedades conocidas al hombre, con excepción del ojo vago.Discuten que es lo mejor que pueden hacer para recuperar su salud y finalmente se deciden por un pequeño viaje.

    Regular price: $3.85

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